Monday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Blue Agave has made a solid name for themselves here in Rio as one of the few great bars in Rio. American owned, Blue Agave caters to all sorts of folks, who are coming in after a long day at the beach or who have a hankering for some tequila shots before hitting the town. Monday night is NFL night with the Panthers verses Eagles starting at 11:30 PM Rio time. A full Mexican menu is at your disposal, featuring your favorite dishes, tacos, burritos, nachos and more, plus classic American beers such as Budweiser and top notch tequila, which is scarce in Rio. If you are a Rio local or just visiting, this bar is one place that you can feel like you are at home. CLUBS: Meza Bar (Humaitá) Meza bar serves excellent tapas style plates along with a classy menu of quality drinks and shots. A very unique atmosphere and hip menu, plus special musical guests makes Meza bar one of Rio’s favorite nightime location. Meza Bar – 9PM R. Capitão Salomão, 69 – Humaitá– Tel: (21) 3239-1951 Entrance: R$15 R4 Life (Lapa) R4 Life presents reggae and dub on Monday nights at Leviano. This Monday night party is becoming very popular in downtown Rio. Leviano – 9PM Mem de Sá, 47- Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779 Entrance: R$15 MÚSICA BRASILEIRA: Pedra do Sal (Gamboa) Classic roda de samba with an emphasis on the music’s African roots. One of the best in the city performs every Monday night in the Gamboa area of Centro. Pedra do Sal – 6PM Rua Argemiro Bulcão, 38, Gamboa – (21) 9528-5060 Entrance: Free Roda de Samba com Richas (Lapa) Tonight has won the acclaim of the public. A samba in Lapa that shakes the brilliant percussionists, a mixture of the band Zeca Pagodinho, depicting the trials of the blocks of the samba schools. Carioca da Gema – 10PM Av. Mem de Sá, 79 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043 Entrance: R$21 PUBS & BARS: Blue Agave (Ipanema) Some of the best Mexican food — and the best margarita — in Rio, plus live American and European sports on TV. Catch all your favorite NFL programming here. Blue Agave – Noon Rua Vinícius de Moraes, 68, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-9271 Entrance: Free Saloon 79 (Botafogo) Saloon 79 provides a great unique environment for drinking, eating and rocking out. Very fun decor and vibe, this original rocker bar gets loud at night with live bands. Saloon 79 – 7PM Rua Pinheiro Guimarães 79- Botafogo – Tel: (21) 7544-5151 Entrance: Check with venue —– To have an event included in the weekly Nightlife Guide, please email: events[at]riotimesonline[dot]com. Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.